3 Day Snorkel and Daintree Rainforest

Experience two world heritage sites in 3 days. Our Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest package will have you experiencing the best of the Great...more information

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3 Day Snorkel Adventure and Kuranda

Enjoy 2 days snorkeling liveaboard on the Great Barrier Reef and 1 day visiting Kuranda, the village in the rainforest includes historical scenic train and...more information

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North Queensland Getaway

Spend a wonderful day on one of the natural wonders of the world the" Great Barrier Reef", a day exploring the Daintree Rainforest and another...more information

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Action Getaway

spend days in beautiful North Queensland includes Great Barrier Reef overnight, Overnight stay in the beautiful Atherton Tablelands and Tully River White Water Rafting

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Open Water dive course

Fantastic and enthusiastic crew,very helpful.Good food and good service. Everything was great.The open water course was awesome,good instructors. We loved the stay,very nice snorkelling in...more information

Snorkeling

The Great Barrier Reef is home to a more fish, coral and marine creatures than anywhere else on our incredible planet – it’s a water-lovers...more information

Our Reef Sites

We visit spectacular Outer Barrier Reef sites - Reef Encounter's Captain will decide on the day which reef locations Reef Encounter visits based on weather...more information

Deck Plans

M.V. Reef Encounter is a liveaboard catamaran which provides excellent overnight trips to The Great Barrier Reef with boutique hotel style accommodation. This 35 metre...more information

4 Day Liveaboard

  Great Barrier Reef 4 Day liveaboard  Itinerary Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Reef Encounter visits between two to three different dive and...more information

3 Day Liveaboard

  Great Barrier Reef 3 Day liveaboard  Itinerary Itinerary is subject to change without notice. Reef Encounter visits between two to three different dive and...more information

2 Day Liveaboard

  Reef Encounter is the ultimate way to see the Great Barrier Reef, live and sleep on the Great Barrier Reef and see the reef...more information

Great Barrier Reef

About The Great Barrier Reef   The Great Barrier Reef – natures natural wonder and the world’s largest reef ecosystem. The Great Barrier Reef is...more information

Scuba Dive Medical Questionnaire

Scuba Dive Medical Requirements Your Health and well being is very important to our company please read the following information carefully: If you are planning...more information

Important Information

For other frequently asked questions, see FAQs.   We like to explain everything so that you know exactly what  your trip includes so please be sure...more information

FAQ

What do I need to bring for my trip onboard Reef Encounter? Swimwear, personal toiletries, casual clothes, certification card or diver’s logbook, cash or credit...more information

Learn Scuba Diving

Take the plunge and let’s go diving! We believe there is no better place in the world to learn to scuba dive than the Great...more information

Dive Courses

Reef Encounter is a leading SSI dive training facility, offering Dive courses from entry level Open Water Diver, Advanced Adventure Diver, Rescue Diver, right up...more information

Daybreak at the Reef

Witness yourself how daybreak above the waves couldn’t be more different to what’s taking place beneath the surface… Rise on Reef Encounter and make moments...more information

Reef Sleep

Sleep At The Reef   Night is a unique and magical time at sea. Onboard Reef Encounter the evening is the perfect time to reflect...more information

Accommodation, Dining and Facilities

Reef Encounter's accommodation, dining and facilities are able to cater to most peoples needs. Please inform us if you require cots for babies, have any...more information

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Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard tour,Reef Encounter is a fully air conditioned 35 meter catamaran hotel, designed for the upmost stability and comfort at sea. Reef...more information

Choose Us

Choose Us Reef Encounter is a holiday all in itself, and we believe it’s the best liveaboard trip out of Cairns; aka ‘The Gateway to the...more information